Adjunct Professor of Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics
Director of Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI)
Departmental Research Area
Energy, Service Operations Management, Design & Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, Service System Engineering
Individual Research Interest
Mass Customization, Manufacturing Systems Design, and Service Systems Engineering. The emphasis is to apply scientific methodology solving high impact industrial problems. Students learn how to work with industry and develop independent rigorous research agenda.
Prof Tseng joined the HKUST faculty as the founding department head in 1993 after working in industry for almost two decades. He started his career in industry as a Manufacturing Engineer and progressed through several senior management positions; Manufacturing Technology Manager at Xerox, CIM Technology Manager, Group Manager in charge of Applied Intelligent Systems Group and US Area Engineering Manager for Systems Integration Services at Digital Equipment Corporation. He previously held faculty positions at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has given several short courses and taken consulting engagements on business process re-engineering, AI applications, technology introductions in manufacturing, and systems design. His BS degree is from National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan). He earned both his MS and PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.